ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee

ALMA; ALMA North American Science Advisory Committee Telecon meeting Jan 20, 2012

ALMA and the Southern Cross December 2011

Twenty-seven antennas are shown in place at the AOS in late December. Photo J. Guarda c ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO).

Contact Information for those calling in.

  • Call date: 2012-01-20 04:00 pm EST or 21:00 UT (Friday)
  • Duration: 1 hr
    * USA Number: 1-888-989-3306
  • Outside USA Number: +1 517 968 4643
  • Passcode: 2935920#
  • Leaders: R. Osten, A. Wootten, C. Lonsdale


  • Attendees:

Topics

  1. Old Business The enhanced Agenda from last meeting is available. Minutes from that meeting are available.
  2. New Business under Discussion.

Discussion Items

  1. Report on ALMA progress at Chile (Wootten)
    • Construction -
    • Operations
    • Current Status
      • Cycle 1 Lookahead
        • Call, Deadline expected boreal spring 2012.
        • Observations expected after completion of Cycle 0.
  2. NAASC during Early Science
    • All PIs have been notified of the status of their projects.
    • AAS No 219 has occurred--any feedback? * ALMA Development
  3. NSF portfolio review. The deadline for any community-based input to the NSF senior review is Jan. 31.
  4. ASAC activities
    • Recent Agenda, 18 January.
    • A response from the JAO to the ASAC recommendations is included at the ASAC agenda linked above.
  5. Astronomer Outreach:
  6. Dates of next telecons
    • 20 Apr 2012
    • 16 Mar 2012
    • 17 Feb 2012
  7. Other Business
  8. Astronomer Outreach: JAO ALMA Webpages; ALMA Newsletters; ARC-maintained wiki of ALMA science meetings and training events; NRAO eNews; NAOJ News.

Science Corner

First ALMA SV data has appeared!

Events of Interest

2012
 
 
 
 
 
11 Jan
2012
 
Special Session
Austin
 
13 Jan
2012
 
NRAO CDE
Berkeley
 
20 Jan
2012
 
ANASAC Telecon
 
 
17 Feb
2012
 
ANASAC Telecon
 
 
22-23 Feb
2012
 
ASAC f2f
ESO ARC
 
3-6 Mar
2012
 
Science Workshop
 
16 Mar
2012
 
ANASAC Telecon
 
 
20 Apr
2012
 
ANASAC Telecon
 
 

Upcoming, very recent, or ongoing Meetings

USNC-URSI 4-7 January, 2011, Boulder, Colorado

219th AAS Meeting 9-12 January, Austin, Texas

Cosmic Masers: From OH to Ho, IAU Symposium 287 January 29 - February 3 2012, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Outflows, Winds and Jets: from Young Stars to Supermassive Black Holes 2012 Sat, March 3, 2012 – Tue, March 6, 2012 Charlottesville, Va

Pan-Executive ALMA "First results" workshop in Chile: likely delayed until December. Working group: L. Testi, A. Wootten, M. Saito.

-- AlWootten - 2012-01-18
Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who CommentSorted ascending
Science_-_December_2011.pdfpdf Science_-_December_2011.pdf manage 115 K 2012-01-20 - 12:33 AlWootten Science section of December Report, from R. Hills.
Topic revision: r3 - 2012-01-20, AlWootten
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding NRAO Public Wiki? Send feedback